The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Hewlett-Packard Company.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 43 49 29
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -20
Contract jobs citing HP 29 24 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.40% 3.05% 4.39%
As % of the Vendors category 7.21% 7.25% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 14
Average daily rate
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£364 £348 £149
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.74% +133.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £223 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £428 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.07% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.19 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.58% +5.00%
HP
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
402 331 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 47.13% 42.11% 51.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 144 153
Average daily rate £439 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.42% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £460 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 36 25
Average hourly rate £15.00 £32.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% +62.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £48.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.13
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -3.44%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP across the Cheshire region.

HP Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Cheshire region.

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

HP
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +15 12 £400 +79.77% 1
Warrington -8 8 £120 -73.33%
Wilmslow - - - - 1
Knutsford - - - - 1
Runcorn - - - -
HP
North West

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing HP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP.

1 33 (56.90%) Microsoft
2 30 (51.72%) ITIL
2 30 (51.72%) Service Management
3 27 (46.55%) SLA
4 26 (44.83%) MS Excel
5 24 (41.38%) OpenView
6 23 (39.66%) Lotus
6 23 (39.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 23 (39.66%) MCP
6 23 (39.66%) IBM Notes
6 23 (39.66%) MS Office
7 20 (34.48%) Cisco
8 14 (24.14%) Windows
8 14 (24.14%) Security Cleared
9 12 (20.69%) SC Cleared
10 11 (18.97%) Root Cause Analysis
10 11 (18.97%) CMDB
11 9 (15.52%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (15.52%) Opsware
11 9 (15.52%) CCNP
11 9 (15.52%) CCNA
11 9 (15.52%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (15.52%) VMware
11 9 (15.52%) Change Management
12 8 (13.79%) Finance
12 8 (13.79%) CCIE
12 8 (13.79%) Network Management
12 8 (13.79%) NetScout
12 8 (13.79%) HP NNM
12 8 (13.79%) Network Monitoring

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing HP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (39.66%) IBM Notes
2 4 (6.90%) WebLogic
2 4 (6.90%) IIS
2 4 (6.90%) Documentum
3 3 (5.17%) Exstream Dialogue
4 2 (3.45%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (3.45%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (44.83%) MS Excel
2 23 (39.66%) MS Office
3 1 (1.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (5.17%) Exstream
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) SAN
2 3 (5.17%) Internet
2 3 (5.17%) WAN
2 3 (5.17%) NAS
2 3 (5.17%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (3.45%) VLAN
3 2 (3.45%) HTTP
3 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.45%) Intranet
4 1 (1.72%) Firewall
4 1 (1.72%) Wireless
4 1 (1.72%) VPN
4 1 (1.72%) SNMP
4 1 (1.72%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.72%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) RDBMS
1 4 (6.90%) BODI
1 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database
1 4 (6.90%) Relational Database
1 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.45%) Informix
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) JUnit
1 2 (3.45%) Introscope
1 2 (3.45%) JIRA
1 2 (3.45%) Selenium
1 2 (3.45%) Mockito
1 2 (3.45%) Cucumber
1 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.45%) SonarQube
General
1 8 (13.79%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.17%) Banking
4 2 (3.45%) Retail
4 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (41.38%) Analyst
2 22 (37.93%) Service Analyst
2 22 (37.93%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (12.07%) Network Specialist
4 5 (8.62%) Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Consultant
6 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (3.45%) IT Architect
7 2 (3.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (3.45%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Java Developer
8 1 (1.72%) J2EE Developer
8 1 (1.72%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (1.72%) Administrator
8 1 (1.72%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) HTML
1 2 (3.45%) J2EE
1 2 (3.45%) CSS
1 2 (3.45%) JDBC
1 2 (3.45%) Servlets
1 2 (3.45%) SOAP
1 2 (3.45%) Web Services
1 2 (3.45%) XML
1 2 (3.45%) XSL
1 2 (3.45%) WSDL
1 2 (3.45%) JAX-RPC
1 2 (3.45%) Spring
1 2 (3.45%) JSON
1 2 (3.45%) RESTful
1 2 (3.45%) PowerMock
1 2 (3.45%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) CMDB
2 5 (8.62%) FlexPod
3 4 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.17%) Open Source
4 3 (5.17%) Mainframe
4 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.45%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.45%) Clustering
5 2 (3.45%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.72%) Handset
6 1 (1.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.14%) Windows
2 7 (12.07%) Solaris
3 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (10.34%) UNIX
3 6 (10.34%) HPUX
3 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (8.62%) Linux
5 4 (6.90%) AIX
6 3 (5.17%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.72%) SUSE
7 1 (1.72%) Debian
7 1 (1.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (51.72%) ITIL
1 30 (51.72%) Service Management
2 11 (18.97%) Root Cause Analysis
3 9 (15.52%) Change Management
4 8 (13.79%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (13.79%) Network Management
5 6 (10.34%) Problem Management
5 6 (10.34%) Migration
6 4 (6.90%) TOGAF
6 4 (6.90%) Incident Management
6 4 (6.90%) Time Management
6 4 (6.90%) Change Control
7 3 (5.17%) Project Management
7 3 (5.17%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.45%) ITSM
8 2 (3.45%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.45%) TDD
8 2 (3.45%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.90%) SQL
2 2 (3.45%) Java
2 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.72%) Perl
3 1 (1.72%) PHP
3 1 (1.72%) Jython
Qualifications
1 23 (39.66%) MCP
2 14 (24.14%) Security Cleared
3 12 (20.69%) SC Cleared
4 9 (15.52%) CCNP
4 9 (15.52%) CCNA
4 9 (15.52%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (13.79%) CCIE
6 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (3.45%) PMP
7 2 (3.45%) PMI Certification
7 2 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (3.45%) Degree
7 2 (3.45%) MCSE
7 2 (3.45%) NCIE
7 2 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.72%) MCDST
8 1 (1.72%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (46.55%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (15.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.62%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.45%) NFS
4 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 24 (41.38%) OpenView
2 23 (39.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 8 (13.79%) HP NNM
4 2 (3.45%) BladeLogic
4 2 (3.45%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.45%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.72%) OVSD
5 1 (1.72%) SCCM
5 1 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (56.90%) Microsoft
2 23 (39.66%) Lotus
3 20 (34.48%) Cisco
4 9 (15.52%) VMware
4 9 (15.52%) Opsware
5 8 (13.79%) NetScout
6 7 (12.07%) Oracle
7 6 (10.34%) Compuware
8 5 (8.62%) Sun
8 5 (8.62%) IBM
8 5 (8.62%) Citrix
8 5 (8.62%) F5
9 4 (6.90%) Business Objects
9 4 (6.90%) Dell
10 3 (5.17%) NetApp
11 2 (3.45%) Perforce
11 2 (3.45%) EMC
12 1 (1.72%) Avaya
12 1 (1.72%) Juniper
12 1 (1.72%) BMC
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